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English Reference for kawarini (かわりに)

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adverb instead of, for, as, in exchange for, in return (for), to make up for
Example sentences
I got my mother's goat when I gave her the salt instead of the sugar
Tom hurt his left knee during practice, so John had to play the game in his place
He could show his feeling with music instead of words
Instead of laying off these workers, why don't we just cut their hours
Machines can do a lot of things for people today
The Vice-President talked at the meeting in place of the President
Instead use words like "some", "many", "often", and begin statements with openers like, "In my experience, ...", "Excuse me if I'm wrong, but...", "In many instances, ....
Institutions, however noble their missions, have failed to replace the family
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